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An Open Source Tool for Every Task

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schoollibraryjournal.com: For the last several years, I’ve organized sessions on open source software (OSS) at ed-tech conferences. But this year was markedly different, with an awareness of these tools among educators that I’d never seen.

GNOME Community Announces Dates GUADEC 2010

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ostatic.com/blog: The GNOME Foundation has announced its annual conference, GUADEC, will be held in The Hague, Netherlands, July 24-30, 2010.

Alternative Linux web browsers

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ghacks.net: You know Firefox like the back of your hand. You’ve heard tale of Chrome and you know KDE has tried to pawn Konqueror off as their default browser. In the distance you hear Opera calling your name and IE4Lin tries to woo you to the dark side. Browsers, the lot of them.

Top 2 iPod management tools for Ubuntu.

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ghabuntu.com: If you have an Apple iPod and running Ubuntu on your computer, the following 2 applications that are readily available in the Ubuntu Software Center should be of interest to you.

Plymouth Gets Tighter Integration With GDM, X

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phoronix.com: While Plymouth already does a great job at mode-setting to the display's native resolution and then showing the selected Plymouth plug-in and then to switch over to GNOME's GDM quite smoothly as the X.Org Server starts up, this process is getting even smoother now.

Manage your bibliographic database with Bibus

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ghacks.net: If you are a student, teacher, writer, or anyone who has a need for a bibligraphy then you need to do yourself a favor and make use of a bibliographic manager.

Easy Imageshack Uploading In Ubuntu

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Imageshack.us is a popular way to host images for free without needing to login and create an account. There are various ways to upload to Imageshack in Ubuntu.

Interstellar overdrive - Linux and astronomy

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h-online.com: Desktop astronomy has become more accessible over the last few years as hardware and software have come down in price. For an outlay not much greater than a top of the range PC it is possible to put together a CCD powered telescope that is more than adequate for hunting comets or prospecting for asteroids which are still popular pastimes among amateur astronomers.

Review: Gnome Shell

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raiden.net: Gnome Shell is a redesign to the way the gnome desktop looks and works. I find it very interesting, because it stops trying to base itself on windows' functionality and design, and instead it consists of an original design and functionality.

What GNU/Linux Developers don't get about the 'mainstream" market

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linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: Linux devs are very good about seeing what techs and admins want. They don't do well at fulfilling the mainstream desktop market, largely because they don't like what they see. It depresses some of them.

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